Self-Storage for the Recently Retired

July 24, 2018

Retired couple having funHow Self-Storage Benefits the Recently Retired


Now that you have retired, you may find the transition from the working life to retirement feels like a full-time job. Planning travel, moving into a smaller home, or taking an RV around the country can take up a lot of time. Whatever you decide to do, renting a self-storage unit is one of the most impactful choices you can make to ease your transition. Today, Affordable Family Storage will discuss a few ways in which a self-storage unit can be a big help for the recently retired.

Downsizing Made Easy

If you have decided to downsize your home in preparation for your retirement, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you have accumulated. With antique furniture that has remained in your family, items you have collected over the years, and random knick-knacks you may find that moving into a smaller space is impossible without a self-storage unit. If after a few months in storage you find that you don’t miss your grandmother’s dinner table, maybe it is time to pass it on to one of your children.

Snowbird Seasonal Storage

Whether you want to avoid snow at all costs or simply are interested in exploring new places, placing your seasonal items in self-storage is a great way to declutter your home. Items like winter jackets, summer hats, bathing suits, and your Christmas sweaters will allow you to easily organize your closet. You can finally clean out your garage by placing your golf clubs, bicycles, or skis in storage when they are out of season.

Have an Adventure

Now that you have retired, it is the perfect time to see things you never had time for while working. You may want to purchase a sports car and drive across the country. Or better yet, purchase an RV and spend time exploring the roads and wilderness like you never have before. Whatever adventure you decide to go on, renting a self-storage unit will allow you to travel without stressing about your belongings. A climate-controlled, secure storage facility will ensure your items remain safe and sound while you go on the adventure of a lifetime.

Contact Affordable Family Storage for Your Self-Storage Needs

Regardless of your post-retirement plans, anyone can benefit from extra storage space. At Affordable Family Storage, we have the premier storage facility in the Council Bluffs area. With our climate-controlled storage facility and 24-hour security, you can free up space with the peace of mind that your belongings will be fine. Contact us today at 712-794-4648 to learn more.

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